You are invited to help protect
land in Hull, MA, including along the Weir River Estuary
to know the Estuary! Join us on an upcoming walk.
Our new goal is a continuous Straits Pond Waterfowl Viewing Park Walk. Reaching the goal involves purchasing land to connect Richards Road with the land side
of the Town-owned Straits Pond Peninsula Preserve, including the Eastman Road right-of-way. We are raising donations and pledges to have matching funds for a Conservation Partnership Grant. Your donation and pledge as a donor-member
will help make this vision come true.
Thanks to everyone's good thoughts and generosity
we raised over $298,000 and
paid for the Chatham Street entrance to the Weir River Woods.
Enjoy your Woods!
Thank You to all who donated and purchased calendars,
illustrated 1795 maps, gratitude journals and memorabilia from All Things Hull who brought us to the end. Thank you to the Sheehan Family Foundation for its $5,000
grant that got us very close to the end. Thank You for wishing Judeth Van Hamm a happy birthday with a donation to the Hull Land
Conservation Trust. Judeth wrote, "The love I have felt has made this the most
fun birthday of my life. Thank You!" Thank you to 1) the
Hull Conservation Commission who began the search for a new entrance to the Weir River Woods with its 2001 Weir River
Woods Access Study, 2) The Trustees of Reservations for partnering with HLCT in obtaining and carrying out the MA Conservation
Partnership challenge grant, 3) the MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Division of Conservation
Services that awarded this $75,563 grant, 4) Hull Conservation Administrator Anne Herbst for finding the grant source,
5) the Hull Selectmen and Conservation Commission for voting to jointly hold the Conservation Restriction with TTOR,
6) the Sheehan Family Foundation for its early encouragement with a $25,000 grant in 2008 and help with its $5,000 grant
at the finish in 2011, 7) the Fields Pond Foundation for its $8,000 grant, 8) the many generous people, including Hull and
Cohasset Scouts, who made donations from small to big that added up to over $184,000 and 9) everyone who held a vision
of the Chatham Street entrance to the Weir River Woods.
An illustrated 1795 map of Hull makes a great gift. The print comes with a certificate with your name and, if
you wish, the name of someone you would like to honor. The certificate includes interesting facts behind
the three watercolor illustrations, which show Hull Village, Point Allerton and Nantasket Beach, and the tide mill at
West Corner. The map is available in two sizes. The original size, 12½” by 16”,
is offered as a thank you for donations of $130, of which $100 is tax deductible, and the 8” by 10” version is
offered as a thank you for donations of $65, of which $50 is tax deductible.
You can donate using the button below or send a check using the donation form. If you donate online, we will contact you to learn your wishes. Donations of any amount will help.
Let us know if you would like a collector's-item decal or a card to honor someone. Thank you.